Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of General Motors (NYSE: GM) in the last few weeks:

  • 12/5/2017 – General Motors was downgraded by analysts at Cascend Securities to a “buy” rating.
  • 12/4/2017 – General Motors was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $43.99 price target on the stock.
  • 12/1/2017 – General Motors had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a $57.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $55.00.
  • 12/1/2017 – General Motors was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $39.06 price target on the stock.
  • 11/28/2017 – General Motors had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/28/2017 – General Motors had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Bank of America Corp. They now have a $57.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/20/2017 – General Motors was upgraded by analysts at Guggenheim from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/17/2017 – General Motors had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG.
  • 11/13/2017 – General Motors was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $43.99 price target on the stock.
  • 11/6/2017 – General Motors was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $43.99 price target on the stock.
  • 11/1/2017 – General Motors was downgraded by analysts at Instinet from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $42.90.
  • 11/1/2017 – General Motors was downgraded by analysts at Nomura from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $43.00.
  • 10/30/2017 – General Motors had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from $36.00 to $40.00. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/30/2017 – General Motors was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $43.16.
  • 10/25/2017 – General Motors had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $51.00 to $52.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/25/2017 – General Motors was upgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets to a “market perform” rating. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $41.00.
  • 10/25/2017 – General Motors was given a new $45.00 price target on by analysts at Craig Hallum. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/25/2017 – General Motors had its price target raised by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from $44.00 to $51.00. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock.
  • 10/25/2017 – General Motors was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $46.48.
  • 10/24/2017 – General Motors was given a new $51.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/16/2017 – General Motors was given a new $44.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of General Motors (NYSE:GM) opened at $40.81 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.54. The stock has a market cap of $58,989.55, a P/E ratio of 6.71, a PEG ratio of 0.72 and a beta of 1.54. General Motors has a 52-week low of $31.92 and a 52-week high of $46.76.

General Motors (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The auto manufacturer reported $1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.25. The business had revenue of $30.48 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.93 billion. General Motors had a net margin of 2.00% and a return on equity of 20.95%. The firm’s revenue was down 16.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.72 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that General Motors will post 6.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 8th will be given a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. General Motors’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 77.95%.

In related news, EVP Stefan Jacoby sold 37,961 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.87, for a total value of $1,627,388.07. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 98,340 shares in the company, valued at $4,215,835.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CAO Thomas S. Timko sold 44,791 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.46, for a total value of $1,991,407.86. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 66,838 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,971,617.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 775,252 shares of company stock valued at $33,616,642 over the last three months. 0.04% of the stock is owned by insiders.

General Motors Company designs, builds and sells cars, trucks, crossovers and automobile parts. The Company’s segments include GM North America (GMNA), GM Europe (GME), GM International Operations (GMIO), GM South America (GMSA) and General Motors Financial Company, Inc (GM Financial). The Company provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc The Company develops, manufactures and/or markets vehicles in North America under the brands, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC.

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